CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY ARIZONA HEALTH EDUCATION ALLIANCE GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENCY PROGRAM DIRECTOR/PHOENIX, ARIZONA
The Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance is actively seeking a General Surgery Residency Program Director. This position is in partnership with the newly formed Educational Alliance comprised of: Creighton University, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Dignity Health-St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, and District Medical Group. The position will lead the newly integrated General Surgery Residency Program for both the Maricopa Medical Center and Dignity St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.
Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) serves as one of the sponsoring institutions to Phoenix’s first fully accredited ACGME General Surgery Residency Program, hosted at the Maricopa Medical Center Campus. The candidate will be expected to become an integral member of a busy clinical and academic surgery practice at both instititions. The Program Director is responsible for the administration and development of curriculum, education, resident selection, resident and medical student mentoring and training, faculty development, and continued ACGME accreditation of the Integrated General Surgery Residency Program. As a key member of the department, participation in research, process improvement, peer review, and quality initiatives is required. The faculty at each of the two sites will comprise the teaching faculty for our new program with resident clinical rotations occurring at each of the two medical centers.
The academic surgeon must possess strong leadership, and team building skills to direct and oversee the newly combined general surgery residency programs. The preferred candidate must be board certified, have a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience, 2 years of experience as a core faculty member in an accredited residency program, and demonstrate scholarly activity.
District Medical Group (DMG) staffs Maricopa Medical Center, a community based, university affiliated teaching hospital, with ACS Verified and State designated Level 1 Trauma and Burn Center; Dignity Health Medical Group staffs Dignity Health - St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, a community based, university affiliated teaching hospital with ACS Verified and State designated Level 1 Trauma Center and an NCI Cancer Center. Both facilities are within five miles of one another, and are located in the central Phoenix metropolitan area.
DMG will be the employment sponsor for this new program director position. DMG is a large multi-specialty physician group offering great teaching and research opportunities, a great work environment, competitive salary, and outstanding benefits package including professional liability coverage and relocation assistance.
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